A TALE OF LOVE, MADNESS AND DEATH

UN CUENTO DE AMOR, LOCURA Y MUERTE

By Mijael BUSTOS

LUMINARIA - as PROD

Documentary - Completed 2015

My uncle is schizophrenic and my grandmother suffers from a terminal illness. My grandfather, who is unable to take care of both, must decide between his wife and his son.

Festivals
& Awards

Toronto - TIFF 2015
Short Cuts
Chicago IFF 2015
Gold Plaque for Best Documentary Short
Krakow Film Festival 2015
Silver Dragon for Best Documentary Short
Hamburg Short Film Festival 2015
Audience Award
Toronto - TIFF 2015
Lakino Berlin 2015
Best Documentary Short
Moscow IFF 2015
    • Year of production
    • 2015
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • CHILE
    • Languages
    • SPANISH
    • Budget
    • 0 - 0.3 M$
    • Duration
    • 22 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Mijael BUSTOS
    • Writer(s)
    • Mijael BUSTOS
    • Producer(s)
    • Iván NAKOUZI (LUMINARIA)
    • Synopsis
    • My oldest uncle is a schizophrenic and also a chronic smoker. My grandmother’s lungs started to fail due to the cigarette smoke and she had to go to live with one of her daughters. Since then, my grandfather has had to take care of my uncle all by himself, being a silent witness of the imminent death of his beloved wife.
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